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Professor Austin Stack, University of Limerick

Rates of Acute Kidney Injury double in 10 years

The HRB-supported research by Professor Austin Stack in the the University of Limerick shows that the rate of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) more than doubled from 5.5% to 12.4%. The study involved over 450,000 patients in the health system from 2005 to 2014.

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Infographic showing main diagnosis of psychiatric patients 2017

Psychiatric admissions and discharges

HRB publish the latest figures from psychiatric hospitals and units. There were 16,743 admissions during 2017, a decrease of 547 from 2016. Depression, schizophrenia, mania and neurosis account for almost two-thirds of all admissions.

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HRB report covers for NIDD 2017 and NPSDD 2017 annual reports

Intellectual, physical and sensory disability statistics

Figures highlight unmet needs and increased future demands on service provision for those with an intellectual disability and /or physical and sensory disability.

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Professor Austin Stack

HRB supported study highlights significant rise in uric acid levels in Irish patients

Research involving 128,000 patients in the Irish health system, found that uric acid levels increased by 21 per cent over a nine year period from 2006 to 2014.

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European drug report 2018: trends and developments

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Key points and Irish comparison from the latest European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction figures.

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Cover of the HRB publication Proposals for an enabling data environment for health and related research in Ireland

Big data in health - the opportunities and challenges ahead

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